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the benghazi terror attacks that led to four deaths including u.s. ambassador chris stevens gets seriously heated. chris stevens gets seriously heated. details next. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. debate day in america. vice president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan prepare to square off tonight in kentucky. new poll numbers show the current vp has his work cut out for him. according to a new survey from the pew center, just 39% of voters like biden, 44% like ryan. the winner of tonight's debate, 40% of voters say ryan will come out on top while 34% think biden will prevail. nbc news's tracie potts joins us. >>> the pressure is definitely on vice president biden to turn things around. he's got the experience on the debate stage to do so, but as you saw in those numbers, it looks like the public is betting more on paul ryan. ryan took a bit of an excursion yesterday while he was practicing in florida saying that the vice president will probably come at me like a cannonball but that the obama record, as ryan put it, is his akil lee's
.s. ambassador chris stevens, gets seriously heated. details next. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. breaking news this morning out of the middle east p.. a yemeni security official that worked at the u.s. embassy was shot and killed in sanaa today. a u.s. official believed to be in his 50s was reportedly on his way to work when he was gunned down in a motorcycle attack. an editor at "the yemen post" in sanaa tells nbc news the ambush had all the hallmarks of an al qaeda-style attack. >>> back here at home, vice president joe biden and republican rival paul ryan prepare to square off tonight in kentucky in their one and only debate. new poll numbers show the current vp has his work cut out for him. according to a new survey from the pew center, just 39% of registered voters view biden favorably compared to 44% who favor ryan. when it comes to predicting the winner of tonight's debate, 40% of registered voters say ryan will come out on top, while 34% think biden will prevail. nbc's tracie potts is joining us from washington with a preview of the debat
administration did not know that ambassador stevens and other personnel on the ground had been asking for more security help. >> we weren't told they wanted more security there. we did not know they wanted more security. and, by the way, at the time we were told exactly -- we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. that was the assessment. >> reporter: it was an assessment, but the state department did know in real time from videos that requests for more security and resources had been made and were turned down. a state department official acknowledged testifying on capitol hill only yesterday. there was also a sharp disagreement tonight on medicare. biden charged that ryan's original plan would raise out-of-pocket costs for most seniors. >> look, folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this, a man who introduced a bill that would raise it 40 to $6400 a year knowing it and passing it and romney saying sign it or me and the president? >> reporter: ryan objected. >> that statistic was completely misleading, but more importantly -- >> those are you the facts
stevens speaks out. what caused one of our subs to collide with one ouf our stroirs? from land to water in the push of a button. you might be able to afford james bond's latest gadget. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." the pakistani girl shot last week for promotion education to girl is being flown to grit britain this morning. doctors believe malala yousef is a will need long-term care. >>> arlen specter died sunday from complications of nonhodgkin's lymphomaality the age of 82. the two were close and often traveled on amtrak together when they were senators. >>> the pentagon is investigating what caused the collision of a nuclear sub and naval cruiser during a training exercise off the east coast this weekend. no one was injured and both ships were able to return to port. the damage is being evaluated. >>> the father of christopher stevens, the u.s. ambassador killed during last month's consulate attack in libya said it would be abhorrent for his son's death to be politicized. last month the mother of the navy s.e.a.l. asked the campaigns to stop mentio
. >>> ambassador chris stevens will be remembered at a public memorial today in san francisco. stevens was among those killed in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. >>> and if you're headed off to work maybe give your employer an extra special smile when you arrive. today is national boss's day. >>> and it's that time again. the winter season officially kicks off here at 30 rock with the opening of the rockefeller center ice rink. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. ryan seacrest goes one on one with first lady michelle obama about the debates and how much the president looks to her for encouragement. >> does he look at you for encouragement? >> with the lights, you just never can tell. does he know exactly where i'm sitting? can he see me? so i just prepare myself. i assume that he can so i make sure that i'm always giving him that
of former u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens speaks out. what caused a u.s. nuclear sub to collide with one of our destroyers? your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> from land to water with a push of a button. guess what. you may actually be able to afford james bond's latest gadget. you're watching "early today." >>> wcome back to "early today." i'm veronica de la cruz. the pakistani teenage girl shot in the head by the taliban last week for promoting education for girls and criticizing the group in a blog is being flown to great britain this morning. doctors believe malala yousafzai will need prolonged care as she recovers. >>> tomorrow, vice president joe biden will attend the funeral of former pennsylvania senator arlen specter, who died sunday from complications of nonhodge kins lymphoma at the age of 82. the two were close and often traveled on amtrak together when they were senators. >>> the pentagon is investigating what caused the collision of a nuclear sub and a naval cruiser during a training exercise off the east coast this weekend. no one was injured and
in wax. madame tussauds' wax museum unveiled their latest creation, steven spielberg's hit character e.t. the statue celebrates the 30th anniversary of the film which still attracts plenty of young viewers. visitors can pose with e.t. in the flight basket taking off in one of the film's most memorable scenes. >> e.t. phone home. >> bill is scaring us this morning. >>> well, gentlemen, start your mowers. the british grand prix for lawn mower racing took place in the muddiest of fields making for some wet and wild racing. competitors say it didn't dampen the spirit of the game but it did slow things down a bit. and don't joke about the sport. these racers take it seriously with some of these mowers costing more than the average used car. it is business. >>> and finally in dubai, one cafe might have you asking, where's the beef? that's because cafe to go has added a modern twist to traditional arab delicacies by serving camel milk and meat in their coffee and dishes. that's instead of cow. patrons can try camel lattes, camel chinos and camel meat fajitas. the camel milk has apparently a d
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